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Russellville is a city in Logan County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Gen. William Russell

The latitude of Russellville is 36.845N. The longitude is -86.887W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,202.


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Median household income
Local
$25,647
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Russellville demographic reports
Jesse James' parents lived here; the local Southern Deposit Bank was robbed by the James gang in 1868
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 38. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Terrence W. Wilcutt, astronaut
Local festivals include:
  • Logan County Fair - June 16-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Russellville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: 1817 Saddle Factory Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Russellville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Logan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42276 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Russellville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Russellville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Russellville was $15,654, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Russellville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Russellville festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Russellville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $297.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $657.


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Libraries in Russellville include Logan County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Russellville include Russellville News-Democrat & Leader

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Politics

Logan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Russellville political report.

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The average commute time for Russellville workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Russellville include Best Western, Comfort Inn Russellville.

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